Selling A House During Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Nov 01,2021

Real estate and family law often overlap when a couple goes through a divorce. Having an attorney with experience in both areas can make all the difference. Source: https://orchard.com/blog/posts/selling-the-house-during-a-divorce

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Residency Requirement For Illinois Divorce

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 17,2021

Are you eligible to get divorced in Illinois? You must reside in Illinois at least 90 days before the court will grand a divorce judgment. Source: https://www.isba.org/public/guide/gettingadivorce

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A Different Perspective

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 11,2021

Could viewing marriage through the lens of divorce strengthen your marriage? Source: https://www.nprillinois.org/2021-10-01/jeannie-suk-gersen-how-can-understanding-divorce-help-a-marriage

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Unmarried Couples

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Oct 02,2021

Illinois is one of four states that still allow couples to initiate civil unions. This can have legal implications if the relationship ends, as the process is not the same as divorce.  Source: https://www.investopedia.com/divorce-when-you-re-not-legally-married-5201880

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Vaccination Decisions for Divorced Parents

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Sep 26,2021

Vaccination decisions may be the latest battleground as divorced parents argue over who has the right to make medical decisions for their children. Source: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2021/8/29/22643296/chicago-coronavirus-vaccine-vaccinating-children-students-divorced-parents-disagree-attorneys-covid

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Religious Training Decisions With Young Children

On behalf of Michael J. Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
Jul 29,2021

If two parties do not agree upon how they would like their young child to be religiously educated, then the court will make the decision after taking into account what is in the child’s best interests. A Guardian Ad Litem or Custody Evaluator may become involved in these cases. If you need guidance through your […]

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